Tag: Lifeline

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Regulations

Access from AT&T launches for low-income Americans across 21 states, offers 3 Mbps for $5/month

April 25, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T said today it will launch a new program called “Access from AT&T” that will provide inexpensive home wired internet service to Americans who live in the carrier’s 21-state service area and who participate in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]


FCC passes broadband-focused Lifeline reform following failed bipartisan agreement

April 1, 2016

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The FCC voted along party lines to upgrade the Lifeline program to enable low-income residents to get broadband access, but the passing of the reform was fraught with controversy over an earlier proposal that failed to take flight. Ultimately, the […]